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Salisbury Man Arrested After Gun Fired During Struggle

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SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities say a 25-year-old Salisbury man is facing assault and related charges after an argument with the mother of his child led to a gun being discharged inside an apartment.

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said that at around 3 p.m. Monday, a deputy responded to an apartment complex on the 1000 block of East Road for a reported domestic incident involving a firearm. Police said that upon arrival, the deputy met with a female who stated that her child’s father, Keandra L. Hargis, brandished a handgun during an argument. Investigators said that during the ensuing altercation, both the female and Keandra began to struggle for control of the firearm, during which time the firearm discharged. The female then managed to safely exit the apartment, police said.

Police said responding deputies met with witnesses who reported hearing the discharge of the firearm.

Deputies located Hargis at an adjacent property and took him into custody. He was charged with first-degree assault, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and reckless endangerment and ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $125,000 bond.
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